Intangible Cultural Heritage Project

Research Associates:

  • Dr LI Siu-leung, Dept of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University

  • Dr Yung Sai-shing, Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore

  • Dr. Yu Siu Wah, Music Department, Chinese University of Hong Kong


Projects & Activities

1. Fan Culture / Lover Icon: A Historical Reinterpretation of the Artistic Life of Cantonese Opera Star Yam Kim Fai 戲迷文化 / 情人偶像:任劍輝粵劇生涯的歷史再詮釋 (April 2009 – Aug 2010)
A two-part symposium funded by the Cantonese Opera Development Fund (details forthcoming)


2.  Fong Yim Fun Distinguished Lecture in Chinese Cultural Studies 2009 (27-28 Feb 2009)

Dr Yung Sai-Shing (Dept of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore delivers the lecture entitled Cantonese Opera and Nationalism: A Classical Work Reinterpreted”; and with Dr Yu Siu-wah and Mr Lee Siu-yan (Dept of Music, The Chinese University of Hong Kong), deliver the Fong Yim Fun and Hong Kong Cantonese Opera Symposium – History / Artistry / Stage Performance, moderated by Dr Li Siu-leung (Dept of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University)